Sunday, September 24, 2023

Multiple charges laid in Wallaceburg following a family dispute

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Yesterday afternoon, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to a call regarding a family dispute on Dufferin Ave in Wallaceburg.

Through investigation, officers learned the man and woman had been assaulted and injured by their adult son.

Police learned, the accused had flipped a glass top table towards his mother severely injuring her leg, threw his mother to the ground severely injuring her further, and threatened to kill both his mother and father.

The 51-year-old Wallaceburg man was arrested and charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Utter Threats to Cause Death, one count of Mischief Under $5,000, and one count of Mischief to Prevent Lawful Enjoyment of Property.

The accused was transported to police headquarters where he has been held pending a bail hearing.

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